Stay Healthy Blog

Stay Healthy with Mercyhealth, offers everyday tips, practical strategies and perspectives for your health and wellness, as well as timely discussion from a variety of doctors, specialists and experts. Our blogs covers a variety of topics intended to help our patients make healthy decisions in their everyday life while also informing members of the Mercyhealth community of changes occurring throughout our organization.

We cover topics ranging from different areas of the news, to healthy recipes that you can use at home. At Mercyhealth we believe that a lifestyle does not end when you leave the doctor’s office, and that’s why we work to make sure you have the knowledge to live the healthiest life possible.

Rock County Community Baby Shower Set for October 24

Expectant mothers and mothers with a child born between April and October are invited to attend the 15th annual Rock County Community Baby Shower, Tuesday, October 24, 5-8 pm, at the Moose Lodge, 2701 W. Rockport Rd., Janesville. This special ...

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WREX TV: Mercyhealth Holds 33rd Annual NICU Reunion

Rockford, IL -- Like most children, some like to play outside, others like to doing crafts. But for Mackenzie Ramsey, she says she likes to play board games. At one point, that's something Ramsey's parents thought they would never hear. That's because ...

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WIFR TV: Mercyhealth’s NICU Celebrates 33 Years

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A local hospital is celebrating 33 years of saving lives in their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. "I mean it was scary. It was really, really scary," says Rachael Simonson, reflecting on her daughter's experience in Mercyhealth's NICU. On ...

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WREX TV: Mercyhealth Sees Spike in Placenta Accreta Cases

Rockford, IL; WREX TV, Channel 13 News - A serious pregnancy complication that forces women to get a c-section is becoming more common in our area. It's called placenta accreta and it just happened to a Rockford woman Lindsay Morgan. Her doctor, Dr. ...

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Mercyhealth Announces Date for Garden Gala to Benefit Rooftop Garden

ROCKFORD, Illinois⎯ Excitement is building as plans are being finalized for the Mercyhealth 2017 Garden Gala to be held on Saturday, September 30, at 5:30 pm, at Giovanni’s Restaurant & Convention Center, 610 N. Bell School Road, in Rockford. Mercyhealth Development Foundation’s premier ...

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